Baseball The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best left handed players to ever play Major League Baseball

Who is the best left handed baseball player ever? This list includes players in the Hall of Fame as well as those who have not yet been inducted but are truly great. It also includes players from all eras of baseball. They are great hitters and great position players in all facets of the game. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league left handed baseball players of all time.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured our imagination and our hearts. Baseball is a game many Americans played as kids, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best left handed baseball players of all time on this list include players such as Ichiro, Ken Griffey Junior, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams. The best left handers ever in Major League Baseball are all supremely talented at hitting to get on base, hitting for home runs, and at their positions as well. Through their careers, these best left handed players helped their teams jockey for post-season position and win games.

Vote up the best left handed players of all time or add a south paw you thought was the greatest if he isn't already on the list.

list ordered by
1
730 81
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
652 77
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
3
665 102
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder
4
625 94
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
5
585 87
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman
6
542 94
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
7
469 74
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
8
455 89
Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
9
471 96
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
BobLongo added Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
10
429 91
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
11
355 68
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Second baseman
12
392 95
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder
13
318 76
Mickey Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Catcher
14
317 87
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
15
193 36
Norm Cash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added First baseman
16
285 83
Charlie Gehringer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Second baseman
17
332 114
Eddie Mathews is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Third baseman
18
267 95
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
19
320 144
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder
20
330 156
Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Third baseman
21
267 148
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman
22
195 106
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
23
167 107
Richie Ashburn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder
24
153 96
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
25
80 43
Lefty O'Doul is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Left fielder, Pitcher